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  • Biden touts plans to fix 'Third World' NYC airport

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden, who infamously dubbed New York City's outdated LaGuardia Airport "a third-world country," joined Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a news conference Monday to tout plans to improve the region's airports. Biden, the White House's loudest voice on the need...

  • Fall colors dot Arizona, New Mexico landscapes

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — From the snow-dusted peaks of Arizona's San Francisco Mountains to the fire-singed hillsides surrounding this northern New Mexico town, Mother Nature is signaling that fall is here. For Los Alamos, this year marks one of the first in which the aspens are big...

  • Dad, son hurt in fire at Nevada timeshare resort

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    MESQUITE, Nev. (AP) — A fire official in says a 47-year-old man was found unconscious and his 8-year-old son was treated for smoke inhalation after a smoky weekend fire in the kitchen of a southern Nevada timeshare unit. Mesquite Fire Capt. John Gately said Monday the man may have had...

  • Everglades trail surveyed for cultural artifacts

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) — Archaeologists are poking through the muck under a boardwalk in Everglades National Park, looking for evidence of a prehistoric culture. Work began Friday along a 0.8-mile trail around a shallow pond. National Park Service archaeologists this week...

  • Soldiers National Museum in Gettysburg closing

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Gettysburg museum featuring a model Confederate encampment and many Civil War artifacts is closing after more than half a century. Officials say the Soldiers National Museum will close its doors at the end of the day Nov. 2 and an auction of museum materials...

  • YouTube videos teach Brazil about bagels, subway

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorker Seth Kugel is getting a lot of attention in Brazil as the star of a new YouTube series educating Brazilian tourists about New York City. The "Amigo Gringo" videos offer a humorous mirror back on New York culture, showcasing everything from how to ride the...

  • Travel magazine rates Charleston No. 2 in world

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Charleston has been ranked the No. 2 travel destination in the world by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler magazine - second only to Florence, Italy. And, for the fourth straight year, Charleston has been named the top travel destination in the United States by...

  • NYC racino operator sets sights on upstate

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tucked in an isolated corner of Queens, next to the thoroughbreds of Aqueduct and under the seemingly constant roar of jets from nearby Kennedy Airport, sits what has quietly become the most successful racetrack casino in the world. Resorts World Casino, built three...

  • Glenwood Springs getting another hot springs park

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Glenwood Springs is getting another hot springs park. Developers of the Iron Mountain Hot Springs at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park are holding a groundbreaking ceremony Monday at the site of the historic Iron Springs Spa west of Two Rivers Park. The property...

  • Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    Lincoln Journal Star. Oct. 18, 2014. Shorten time for early voting Some Nebraskans have already cast their votes for governor, U.S. Senate and all the other races on the Nov. 4 ballot. In fact, a few voters marked their ballots last month. That's too early. State lawmakers should...

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